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Phi Theta Kappa Scholar Finds Passion in Psychology

Student Success Story

“I recall how meaningful it was when I found out that I had received the Phi Theta Kappa scholarship. It said that Harvard Extension School believed in my abilities as a student. I still haveā€¦

Harvard Extension School open house

Harvard Extension School Virtual Open House

Join us online to see how Harvard Extension School can help you achieve your academic and professional goals.

Addressing the Orphan Crisis in Ethiopia

Student Success Story

A psychology graduate student works for the well-being of orphans in her home country of Ethiopia.

Cut the Clutter: 17 Phrases to Omit from Your Writing Today

Faculty Insight

The ability to write effectively gives anyone a competitive edge in their career. Learn one trick for honing these skills. 

7 Tips to Start Your Extension Semester Off Right

Article

Whether you're taking a class online or studying on campus, these tips—suggested by our advisors and current students—can help set yourself up for success this semester.

6 Tips for Getting The Most Out of Your On-Campus Experience

Article

Your guide to navigating Harvard Yard and beyond during your on-campus course.

Discovering Community on the Harvard Campus

Student Success Story

A undergraduate student revels in the on-campus experience

To Conquer Stress: Manage Mood, Mindset, and Sleep

Article

A life coach explains how an understanding of the mind/body connection can help mitigate stress.

Keys to Success During Finals

Article

A life coach offers tips for making it through finals week.

Brian Mast looks out into Harvard Yard

A Veteran Sets His Sights on Harvard, and Congress

Student Success Story

Here, the air was cold and clean, the walls lime green and somehow familiar. Where were his men? “Do you know where you are?” said a soft voice in an East Coast accent.

Why Cybersecurity Skills Are in Demand

Article

In a Q&A, to technology instructors explain why cybersecurity is a problem that professionals from diverse arenas must tackle together. 

10 Tips for Responsibly Borrowing Via Student Loans

Article

Borrowing money via a student loan? These 10 simple tips will help to ensure you are spending your money wisely.

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